Z. Faye Moore, 78, of Lebanon, Okla., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008, at her home in Lebanon.


Z. Faye Moore, 78, of Lebanon, Okla., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2008, at her home in Lebanon.


Faye was born on April 14, 1930, in Lawton, Okla.,  to the late James Arvil Hanks and Dollie Cordelia Brandon Hanks. She was raised in Lawton where she graduated from the Lawton High School. Faye was one of the first policewomen in Lawton where she worked for five years. She married Dennis Terrell Moore on Jan. 18, 1947, in Burkburnett, Texas. He preceded her in death after 50 years on Feb. 19, 1997. She lived several years in Oklahoma City and later in Yukon.
In 1982 she moved to Lebanon where she lived the rest of her life. Faye helped to raise funds to start the Lebanon Volunteer Fire Department. She enjoyed sewing, coin collecting, playing cards and her grandchildren. 


Faye is survived by sons Jim Moore, Houston, Texas, and Terry Moore, Lebanon, Okla.; daughter Barbara and husband Neale Mathis, Lebanon, Okla.; sisters Ester Damron, Lawton, Okla., and June Husted, Yukon, Okla.; grandchildren Mike and Christie Mathis, Lebanon, Okla., Dennis Moore, Tulsa, Okla., and Joseph Moore, Oklahoma City; and great-grandchildren Jared, Conner and Mackenzie Mathis, all of Lebanon, Okla.


Faye was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and five sisters, Dorothy Howard, Hazel Jaquess, Anna Jaquess, Mae King and Patsy Percle. 


Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 31, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the Lebanon Baptist Church, Lebanon, Okla. Lyndol Adams and Dan Clifton will officiate the services. Interment will be at the Lebanon Cemetery, Lebanon, Okla., Services under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Okla.
Casket bearers will be Jim Gerhold, Jim Thompson, Terry Hewitt, Bobby Hand, Joe Franklin Moore, Tim Moore, Will Wagoner and Gene Mathis.


Condolences may be sent to www.wattsfuneralhome.com.